A 40-year-old member asked:
Can levaquin (levofloxacin) use really cause you to need an artificial knee.?
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Dr. Will Mooreheadanswered
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 54 years experience
No: Levaquin (levofloxacin) has the potential for many side effects among them tendinitis and tendon rupture up to 6 months after discontinuation. Sever arthritis is not one of them. There is no reported association between this drug and the need for a tkra.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2014
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